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CS-CFMARTINOUTLAW-17 This limited edition Dreadnought for 2017 breaks the traditional Custom Shop rules. Crafted with traditional Authentic hide glue construction, the CS-CFMartinOutlaw-17 also includes a modern modified low oval neck with a high performance ta p e r and a drop-in belly bridge. The soundboard is constructed with an Adirondack red spruce top that features Martin’s torrefied Vintage Tone System (VTS*). The ba ck and sides are crafted of genuine mahogany and trimmed with antique white binding and matching heelcap, B ra z i l i a n ro s e w o o d h e a d p l a te, b o n e n u t a nd s a d d l e, a n d a n eb o ny fingerboard and bridge. The CS-CFMartinOutlaw-17 is limited to no more than 10 0 special instruments. Discove r Martin’s new winter models at *This model boasts Martin’s Vintage Tone System (VTS) Adirondack spruce top and braces to replicate the aged appearance and tonality of the original. The new Martin Vintage Tone System (VTS) uses a unique recipe that is based on the historic torrefaction system. The VTS acts much like a time machine in which Martin can target certain time periods and a ge the top/braces to that era. Learn more about Martin’s Vintage Tone System (VTS) at


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